Tony Romo RUMORS & NEWS

  • Cris Carter says the Cowboys should trade Tony Romo for J.J. Watt

    CBS Sports "Now that the offseason has officially started for the Dallas Cowboys, one of the first things the team is going to have to figure out is what to do with Tony Romo. Should they trade him? Should they cut him? Should they keep him? Should they ask him to take a pay cut? Although Cowboys owner..." January 21

  • Cowboys team reporter: Tony Romo retiring is an option

    Sportsnaut "Dallas Cowboys backup quarterback Tony Romo will have a lot of options this offseason. Many NFL teams need an upgrade at the quarterback position. But among those options, it would appear retirement is also an option according to Bryan Broaddus, a reporter for the Cowboys’ official..." January 20

  • Cris Carter Thinks The Cowboys Could Land a Superstar in a Trade for Tony Romo

    Complex "We know Tony Romo is going somewhere—it seems impossible that Jerry Jones would let him sit on the Cowboys' bench next year—and everyone wants to know, where? Pundits are speculating how Romo could land somewhere new; Houston and Denver have popped up as possible destinations. Cris Carter..." January 20

  • Tony Romo Surfaces at Trump Hotel In D.C.

    TMZ "He ain't got practice this week ... so Tony Romo got on a plane and flew out to Washington D.C. -- where he was spotted hanging out at the Trump International Hotel. The Dallas Cowboys QB has been praised by Trump in the past -- back in 2015, Donald called him a "great guy" and said he knows..." January 19

  • Vegas odds show Tony Romo is a favorite to land with the Texans

    Sportsnaut "Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo has likely played his final game in the only city he’s called home during an illustrious 13-year NFL career. Set to count $24.7 million against the cap next season, it’s highly unlikely that Romo will return as Dak Prescott’s backup. With as many as nine..." January 19

  • Cowboys should release Tony Romo

    Pro Football Talk "The Cowboys already have been attempting to lay the foundation to trade quarterback Tony Romo. Given the unique circumstances of his situation, however, the team should consider releasing him instead. Don’t be surprised if Romo at some point asks to be released. A release would give him..." January 17

  • Report: Cowboys’ No 1 Priority Will Be To Trade Romo This Offseason

    NFL Trade Rumors "According to Ian Rapoport of NFL Media, the Cowboys’ No. 1 priority this offseason will be to try to trade veteran QB Tony Romo. Rapoport mentions that the Chiefs, Texans, Bears and Bills as teams who may have at least some interest in trading for Romo. Meanwhile, Mike Garafolo suggests the..." January 17

  • Romo likely to pick team he wants to be traded to

    Larry Brown Sports "Assuming Tony Romo wants to continue playing football, the veteran quarterback will likely be doing it for a different team in 2017. The question is which team that will be, and all indications are that Romo has essentially been given a no-trade clause. On Monday’s edition of “NFL Insiders” on..." January 17

  • Jerry Jones refuses to address Romo's future after Cowboys' exit

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "Cowboys owner Jerry Jones glanced up from his postgame press conference just inside the Cowboys’ locker room to watch Tony Romo depart. He knew what Romo knows: It likely was the last time Romo leaves the Cowboys’ locker room. The Cowboys and Romo are expected to part ways in the offseason,..." January 16

  • Broncos not inclined to trade for Romo

    NESN "It’s no secret that with the emergence of rookie quarterback Dak Prescott in Dallas, quarterback Tony Romo will be looking for a new home for the 2017 season. While there are certainly a number of teams that could use the services of the veteran signal-caller, it appears his favored..." January 15

  • Tony Romo reportedly wants to be traded to Broncos

    Larry Brown Sports "The Dallas Cowboys have yet to say anything publicly about their future plans for Tony Romo, but the veteran quarterback is reportedly eyeing one potential landing spot if the team decides to trade him. According NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport, Romo would prefer to be traded to the Denver Broncos..." January 15

  • Jerry Jones: Cowboys aren't afraid to use Tony Romo

    NFL.com "The Dallas Cowboys have the best backup quarterback in the league. Heading into their most important game of the season against the Packers in the Divisional Round of the playoffs, they are not afraid to use him. "Dak (Prescott), you see a quarterback that plays to the strengths and to the best..." January 15

  • Ed Werder on why Broncos GM John Elway has 'little or no interest' in Tony Romo

    Sports Day "On Denver's possible interest in Tony Romo Ed Werder: I can tell you that John Elway was asked yesterday when Gary Kubiak held his resignation press conference about the quarterback position and he said that, in his opinion, that's not their biggest concern at this point in the offseason...." January 08

  • Tony Romo: It’s good and fun to play football

    Pro Football Talk "Tony Romo’s long absence from game action came to an end on Sunday afternoon when he replaced Dak Prescott in the second quarter. Romo’s return was brief as he was replaced by Mark Sanchez on the next series, but it was also productive. He completed three-of-four passes, including a touchdown,..." January 02

  • Tony Romo enters game for Cowboys vs. Eagles

    NFL.com "Tony Romo replaced Dak Prescott in the second quarter of the Dallas Cowboys' season finale versus the Philadelphia Eagles. In two drives, Prescott went 4-of-8 passing for 37 yards before exiting. The rookie got popped on his final pass of the day before giving way to Romo. It's the first..." January 01

  • No, Tony Romo Isn’t the Answer in Denver

    SI "It’s post-mortem time across the NFL, the new year bringing opportunity to dissect why Team X failed to make the playoffs. That conversation, when applicable, typically begins with the defending Super Bowl champions. With the Broncos’ Week 16 loss to Kansas City dropping them to 8-7 and out of the..." January 01

  • Tony Romo’s status for Sunday still not determined

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "The Dallas Cowboys are leaning toward playing Tony Romo in Sunday’s game, but injuries to the offensive line will help make the final determination, sources said. Left tackle Tyron Smith will not play against the Eagles after aggravating his right knee against the Lions on Monday night. Smith,..." January 01

  • Cowboys won’t reveal Tony Romo plan, adding drama to final game

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "What is a Dallas Cowboys game without a little drama? While Sunday’s season final against the Philadelphia Eagles is meaningless in terms of postseason implications, the Cowboys (13-2) have spiced up the intrigue with the possibility of former starter Tony Romo getting his first reps of the..." December 30

  • Cowboys to play Romo on Sunday

    Pro Football Talk "Tony Romo will make his 2016 debut on the first day of 2017. Romo, who has missed the entire season after suffering a back injury in the preseason and then being demoted in favor of Dak Prescott, is expected to play on Sunday, January 1, against the Eagles, Adam Schefter of ESPN..." December 30

  • Why the Cowboys absolutely cannot play Tony Romo in Week 17

    Fox Sports "The Dallas Cowboys are in the midst of one of the franchises’ greatest seasons of all time. They’re 13-2, have clinched home-field advantage and are just one win away from a milestone no other Cowboys team has achieved: winning 14 games. And the most remarkable part of the Cowboys’ entire season..." December 28

  • Cowboys likely to play Sanchez over Romo in Week 17

    Fanrag Sports "The Cowboys still plan to play Dak Prescott in Week 17 despite locking up home-field advantage throughout the NFC playoffs prior to their Week 16 game. He won’t be playing the entire game, though. However, don’t look for the season’s first Tony Romo cameo. Jerry Jones said Tuesday the team..." December 28

  • Now, Jerry Jones wants Tony Romo to stay on the bench

    Pro Football Talk "Much of the reason there’s so much conversation about Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo’s status, frankly, is because Cowboys owner Jerry Jones won’t shut up about it. Romo stayed on the bench and watched Dak Prescott lead the Cowboys to a 42-21 win over the Lions last night, but did hear fans..." December 27

  • Will the Cowboys give QB Tony Romo reps in the next two games?

    Sporting News "The question of whether the Cowboys, having clinched homefield advantage through the playoffs, will get QB Tony Romo reps in their last two games isn't a question of Romo alone. It's a question of how long Dallas (12-2) wants to play its starters, especially along the line, in Weeks 16 and 17..." December 26

  • Are Cowboys better off trading or releasing Tony Romo?

    Sporting News "Given Tony Romo’s $24 million salary cap charge in 2017 and his status as a backup quarterback in Dallas cemented, it is increasingly likely that the 36-year-old will not play for the Cowboys next season. The question, then, is what makes the most sense for Dallas: Should it release its former..." December 20

  • Jerry Jones says fueling Dak-Romo debates, controversy is 'intentional': 'I do feed that'

    Sports Day "When Jerry Jones restarted the Dak Prescott-Tony Romo quarterback controversy in full force last week, pundits and former players around the country criticized the Cowboys' GM/owner for meddling. At the time, Jones said Prescott doesn't have the sensitivity of people like former QB Troy Aikman..." December 19

  • Tony Romo may request, and get, a release in the offseason

    TSN "With Dak Prescott emerging as not only the Dallas Cowboys' quarterback of the future, but of the present, as well, Tony Romo's exit from the team appears imminent. Pro Football Talk's Mike Florio reports that the four-time Pro Bowler could request his release at season's end and the team could..." December 18

  • Troy Aikman: I'm 'just dumbfounded' by Jerry Jones' comments about Tony Romo

    Sports Day "Troy Aikman thinks that if Jerry Jones were the only one with a say in the Cowboys' quarterback controversy, Tony Romo would have replaced rookie Dak Prescott under center by now. "I'm not sure that Tony, if it was left up to the owner, wouldn't be the starter now, just based on the comments..." December 15

  • Jerry Jones hints at possible QB change yet again: 'You'll know it when you see it'

    Fox Sports "The Dallas Cowboys’ remarkable record-setting 11-game winning streak came to an end on Sunday night, largely due to Dak Prescott’s poor play. He had his worst game as a pro, completing just 17 of 37 passes for 165 yards and two interceptions (45.4 passer rating). In the wake of his..." December 13

  • Cowboys coach Jason Garrett makes it clear Dak Prescott is starting QB

    ESPN "Dallas Cowboys coach Jason Garrett did not make any promises about the rest of the season, but he made it clear that Dak Prescott is the team's starting quarterback. "You can make it as simple or as complex as you want to make it," Garrett said. "It's pretty simple for us: Dak's going to play..." December 13

  • Cowboys did not consider benching Dak Prescott for Tony Romo

    Larry Brown Sports "Dak Prescott had his first bad game in more than a month on Sunday night, but at no point did the Dallas Cowboys consider sitting him down. After Prescott completed just 17-of-37 passes for 165 yards, one touchdown and two interceptions in a 10-7 loss, you knew reporters would ask Cowboys coach..." December 12

  • Romo, Cutler on Bills' radar if they move on from Tyrod

    NFL.com "The terms of Tyrod Taylor's contract always dictated that a franchise-changing decision would be made by the Buffalo Bills after the season. He signed a six-year, $90 million extension in August, but in reality, it was essentially just a one-year deal. Taylor will make $9.5 million fully..." December 11

  • Jerry Jones does not want to risk injury by playing Romo in final weeks

    Sportsnaut "The Dallas Cowboys have a good thing going on with a hot rookie quarterback in Dak Prescott and healthy veteran backup, Tony Romo. Despite the outstanding play of Prescott, the team might yet need to fall back to Romo at some point if the youngster gets injured or ends up hitting a rookie wall..." December 09

  • Jerry Jones thinks he can talk Tony Romo into staying next year

    New York Daily News "Jerry Jones, owner of the red-hot Cowboys, unexpectedly hit it big with rookie Dak Prescott in the fourth round but still has an expected soft spot for deposed long-time starter Tony Romo. In an exclusive interview with the Daily News in his midtown Manhattan hotel room Thursday afternoon,..." December 09

  • Al Michaels: Tony Romo ‘No. 1 draft choice’ as NFL broadcast analyst

    Dallas Morning News "Al Michaels, the voice of NBC's Sunday Night Football, says he has never talked to Tony Romo about his interest in broadcasting. Still, Michaels believes the Cowboys' backup quarterback would make an ideal network analyst. "If I was in the position to hire, he would be my No. 1 draft choice,"..." December 06

  • Joe Theismann: Any GM who trades for Tony Romo's 'damaged goods' should lose his job

    Dallas Morning News "Former Redskins quarterback Joe Theismann has said for months that Tony Romo should quit football. So it's not shocking that Theismann, who led Washington to a Super Bowl win in his 12 years with the team, thinks the guy he deems fragile isn't leaving Dallas. "Let's put this Tony Romo stuff to..." November 29

  • Joe Theismann Thinks Tony Romo Should Retire Now

    The Big Lead "Joe Theismann filmed a video with TMZ — it appears to not have even been an airport ambush or anything like that — about Tony Romo, and the former Washington said he told Romo earlier in the season that he felt like he “shouldn’t play football anymore.” “I worry about Tony Romo the man, and the..." November 25

  • Siemian Not Worried About Romo Speculation

    NBC News 9 Colorado "Yes, Trevor Siemian heard about the report speculating Tony Romo has made the Denver Broncos his first preference next season. “That’s so farrrrrr out of my reach,’’ Siemian said, smiling while extending his healthy right arm towards the right side of the locker room. “That’s way beyond my pay..." November 22

  • Jones expects Romo to play in nanosecond if called upon

    Fox Sports "The Dallas Cowboys set a franchise record by winning their ninth in a row Sunday. They have a young, dynamic duo on offense in quarterback Dak Prescott and running back Ezekiel Elliott. All is good in Jerry Jones’ world, right? Well, the outspoken Cowboys owner isn’t ready to put Tony Romo out..." November 21

  • Charles Woodson calls Tony Romo’s press conference ‘unnecessary’ and ‘selfish’

    USA Today "Well, this is a take. Tony Romo is back from his injury and ready to play on Sunday, but he won’t be. He made that much clear earlier this week, when he praised the form of rookie Dak Prescott and said that he deserved to remain in the starter’s role. His speech was emotional, classy, and..." November 20

  • Tony Romo reportedly contemplating retirement after the 2016 season

    CBS Sports "The future is very uncertain for Tony Romo. The only thing anyone knows is that Romo is going to sit on the bench for the near future, playing the role of mentor and cheerleader for Dak Prescott, and subject to millions of close-in camera shots every time Dak does something, good or bad. CBS..." November 20

  • Tony Romo eyeing Broncos as offseason destination

    NFL.com "When Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo stepped to the podium Tuesday and delivered his memorable soliloquy in handing control of the offense over to Dak Prescott, the team's brass wasn't sure exactly what he was going to say. They were in constant conversations with him, so they knew it wouldn't be..." November 20

  • Tony Romo could stay in Dallas in 2017, will talk future with Jerry Jones

    CBS Sports "Tony Romo's moving remarks about accepting a backup QB role and supporting Dak Prescott this season, but wanting to play again, sent NFL executives churning over where he might end up next season. It is hardly out of the question he remains with the Cowboys, according to sources close to the..." November 20

  • We should have been nicer to Tony Romo

    The Comeback "The Tony Romo era is effectively over in Dallas. That’s been apparent for several weeks now, even before the Cowboys franchise quarterback for the last decade returned from a preseason back injury. As Dallas kept piling up wins with Dak Prescott under center, there was the occasional..." November 18

  • Jerry Jones says Tony Romo could remain with Cowboys long-term: 'It's not a goodbye'

    Dallas Morning News "Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones said new backup quarterback Tony Romo has put the team first by accepting his role behind rookie starter Dak Prescott. But, Jones also believes Romo still has many good years left in him. The Cowboys are giving Romo a chance to get some first-team snaps in..." November 17

  • Before conceding, Tony Romo reportedly asked Cowboys for chance to win back job

    CBS Sports "These 39 words tell you all you need to know about Tony Romo: "If you think for a second that I don't want to be out there, then you've probably never felt the pure ecstasy of competing and winning. That hasn't left me. In fact, it may burn more now than ever." Romo made those remarks on..." November 17

  • Jason Witten doesn't think Tony Romo is planning on retiring anytime soon

    CBS Sports "Not long after Tony Romo's emotional speech conceding the starting job to rookie Dak Prescott, the conversation turned to what the future holds for the 36-year-old Cowboys quarterback, whether it means playing elsewhere in 2017 and beyond, or if he'd consider leaving the game altogether. On..." November 17

  • Cardinals, Bears, Jets & Broncos Teams To Watch For Tony Romo Next Year

    NFL Trade Rumors "Adam Schefter of ESPN writes that the Cardinals, Bears, Jets and possibly the Broncos could be potential landing spots for QB Tony Romo if the Cowboys elect to move on from him next year. This is, of course, assuming that the Cowboys decide to move forward with Dak Prescott as their starting..." November 16

  • Tony Romo: Dak Prescott has earned the right to be our starter

    Pro Football Talk "Tony Romo acknowledged today that he is now the Cowboys’ second-string quarterback, and that Dak Prescott has earned the position ahead of Romo on the depth chart. “Dak Prescott, and what he’s done, he’s earned the right to be our quarterback,” Romo said in a prepared statement. “As hard as..." November 15

  • Jerry Jones says Tony Romo will be a 'great offensive coordinator' one day

    Fox Sports "The Dallas Cowboys have committed to Dak Prescott as their starting quarterback, at least until he gives the team reason to yank him from the starting role. That leaves Tony Romo as the most expensive backup quarterback in the NFL. Last week, team executive Stephen Jones said Romo would accept..." November 15

  • Jerry Jones: Romo is on board with being Prescott's backup, will be active Week 11

    CBS Sports "Tony Romo will officially return next weekend. But if all goes according to the Cowboys' plan, he won't actually participate in the game. He'll be Dak Prescott's backup. Shortly after the Cowboys' thrilling win over the Steelers on Sunday, which stretched their winning streak to eight games,..." November 14